Pregnancy advice from Helensville Birthing Centre

Congratulations! Now you are pregnant you need to choose a Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) to provide your pregnancy care. There are several local midwives who are LMCs and we can assist you to find one who suits your needs. 

Click here to find out more about our wonderful Midwives.

Free pregnancy tests are available from any of our Midwives. 

Book your stay at Helensville Birthing Centre

Helensville Birthing Centre offers free

Pregnancy and Parenting classes

Pregnancy and Parenting classes (aka Antenatal Classes) are a great opportunity to meet other expectant parents in the area. You will also learn about late pregnancy, labour, birth, breastfeeding and the early days with a new baby. 
Local Midwife and Lactation Consultant Reneé Roux de Buisson, and Registered Nurse and Lactation Consultant Debbie Tetlow, will talk with you about what happens during labour and birth, and in the few days after baby arrives

Course Outline

Antenatal classes are held over three Saturday mornings at
Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai
2/11 Parakai Ave (entrance via Te Moau Ave),
Parakai, Auckland 0830
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class starts at 0930

2018 class dates

       June - June 9th, 16th, 23rd
       August - August 4th, 11th, 18th
       September/October - September 29th,  October 6th & 13th
       November/December - November 24th,  December 1st & 8th 

       Caring for your pēpi   Join with other parents and their babies
                                           Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30
                                           July 11, September 19, November 14


To find out more about the classes and book your place 

fill out the booking form below

Alternatively print booking form and send to Helensville Birthing Centre, PO Box 13, Helensville or email

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The Helensville Birthing Centre provides facilities for your health and wellbeing throughout your pregnancy, with laboratory services, the Kaipara Medical Centre and a variety of other health services connected to the Birthing Centre. A radiology service visits central Helensville weekly and is able to provide pregnancy ultrasound scans on referral from your LMC.

For further information regarding your pregnancy and the maternity services available to you, phone 0800 MUM 2 BE, visit, or ask your LMC for the Ministry of Health booklet, Your Pregnancy To Haputanga. Don’t hesitate to ask your LMC to provide you with any specific or additional information and support relating to your pregnancy that you feel you need.

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